June 28, 2015

From the Same Nothing

By Meg Shevenock

(part 2 of 2) To do a little dovetail with my last post: what follows is more about animal-human relationships against a backdrop of giant unknowingness. Earlier this month, I […]

June 21, 2015

From the Same Nothing

By Meg Shevenock

(part 1 of 2) Earlier this week, I started to write about “animals,” and truly, it started out about that broad: I love animals, something a second grade girl might […]

June 5, 2015

My My Emily Dickinson

By Meg Shevenock

Last week I finally visited Emily Dickinson’s house, a place that had haunted me as though I’d been there before but couldn’t recall the wallpaper, and couldn’t let go of trying […]

May 21, 2015

Lispector’s Grace

By Meg Shevenock

To cut to the chase: I love Clarice Lispector. I love that, in 1967, when asked to write a weekly column on any subject for Brazil’s leading newspaper, she wrote […]

April 15, 2015

My New Favorite Heroine

By Meg Shevenock

My new favorite heroine thinks in light and darkness, whether it’s the sunset “never touched me,” the television’s constant glow, or semen “like molten gold.” Her name, hardly mentioned, is […]